AIR + Flash/AIR issues wikis

Tiago Marques tiagomnm at
Mon Jun 7 18:44:19 EDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 7:02 AM, John Gilmore <gnu at> wrote:

> > There's a long standing hard bug of non-accelerated video on Linux
> > (not just XO). That hurts hurts HURTS any Linux device. There is some
> > backstory on that -- it's whether to use Xv or not, whether the video
> > frames can be grabbed from the Xv pipeline to overlay stuff on top or
> > not - early Flash9 used Xv, then stopped, and vid performance sucked
> > ever since.
> Prerelease versions of gnash now have accelerated video on Linux.  It
> uses the terrible Intel-designed vaapi (it only accelerates video
> codecs that Intel approves of, and is not readily extensible).  But
> it's better than nothing.  Is there a vaapi accelerated video
> implementation for the XO-1.5?
Perhaps it can be implemented in VDPAU? It is now open-source and has the
most widespread support.
VA-API, AFAIK, is supported by both Intel and AMD, although it is far from
being a replacement to VDPAU.

Best regards

>        John
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